Air raid sirens were heard at about 17:30 on erev Yom Kippur in Ashkelon. B”H it was a false alarm and not a rocket attack.
Ziff Hospital in Tzfas accepts its 97th Syrian wounded. This victim is reportedly a 10-year-old wounded by mortar fire.
The Jerusalem – Tel Aviv Highway is closing intermittently in the direction of Yerushalayim between 10:45-12:15. The same will be true in the opposite direction, towards Tel Aviv, 16:00-17:00, due to US Secretary Kerry’s visit
Five matzeivos in Kibbutz Mizra were vandalized during Yom Kippur along with brush in the cemetery area.
Meuchedet HMO employees are continuing with work sanctions that began last week. The sanctions include a refusal to take blood samples from patients arriving at outpatient clinics.
State memorial service marking 40 years since the Yom Kippur War taking place today.
Defamatory graffiti against Eilat Mayor Meir Yitzchak Levy in Beit HaChayal in that city. No suspects at this time. Police investigating.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)